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Possible Interaction: Carotenoids and Iron, Dietary

supplement:

Carotenoids

supplement:

Iron, Dietary

Research Papers that Mention the Interaction

Iron decreased the carotenoid uptake, while HES-G in the presence of iron restored it, suggesting that the enhancing effect of HES-G on carotenoid uptake could be attributed to its iron-chelating activity.
Food & function  •  2013  |  View Paper
Ascorbic acid, and more recently, the carotenoids lutein and zeaxanthin have been shown to enhance Fe absorption.
British Journal of Nutrition  •  2010  |  View Paper